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with dental care, mental health, and other healthcare issues, the groups that need healthcare the most are the least likely to receive it. the good news is 11 months from now we will be providing health insurance to dirty million more americans are the affordable care act. -- dirty million more americans are the affordable care act. we do not know how we will provide primary health care to those americans who will now have health insurance. let me rattle off some statistics that should be of concern to the congress and to all americans. not widely known, approximately 45,000 people every single year die in the united states of america because they do not have health insurance and they do not get to a dr. in time. 45,000 americans. according to the health resources and service administration, we need 16,000 primary care practitioners to meet the need that exists today with a ratio of one provider to 2000 patients. over 52,000 our merry care physicians will be needed by 2025 -- primary care physicians will be needed by 2025. over half of patient visits are for primary care. only 7% of th
your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked to my rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbrel can help relieve pain, stiffness, and stop joint damage. because enbrel, etanercept suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections tuberculosis lymphoma, other cancers, and nervous system and blood disorders have occurred. before starting enbrel your doctor should test you for tuberculosis and discuss whether you've been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. don't start enbrel if you have an infection like the flu. tell your doctor if you're prone to infections, have cuts or sores have ha
, issues of healthcare. proverbs notes this, without a vision, the people perish. they do not literally perish. they just bicker and fight and become so polarized they cannot get anything done. we are in need of a new common, national vision. not once only democratic or solely republican. we need at least one goal where we can come together. that is where we need to go. god has given you a unique gift, mr. president. you have the ability to cast vision and inspire people. you should have been a preacher. [laughter] [applause] god actually has you exactly where god wants you. yesterday you begin to lay out a vision for us in your inaugural address was very powerful and compelling. somewhere we have got to find and forge one or two that dreams or visions that people on the right and they left, republicans and democrats, can come together and back hands on this. you hinted towards that yesterday. we have to remember our picture of the promised land. when we do that, anything is possible in america. i offer one small example of the power of vision from the church i serve in kansas city. one
longer and the cost of healthcare for retirees has soared. the pool of money is smaller though the demand on that pool is greater. leaving the current workers to ask whether there will be enough in the fund when they are ready to retire. the problem is the squeeze. >> fan it is tick. that was squeezey the pension python the cartoon character introduced by the office of illinois governor pat quinn to raise public awareness about the state's growing pension problem. they owe more than they have in the coffers. legislate tours failed to enact any meaningful reform. this past weekend moody investor as service decided to downgrade to the lowest in the nation. just ahead in california they warn of a still negative outlook. all of this you may think i don't live in illinois it's not my problem. people in chicago can deal with this. not so fast. we are hearing reports in the wall street journal the city of chicago is considering a move that would schiffed retiree health benefits they can't pay to you the federal taxpayer. michael reagan is chairman of the reagan group and also a political consult
plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range of plans to choose from, too. and they all travel with you. anywhere in the country. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. call today. remember, medicare supplement insurance helps cover some of what medicare doesn't pay -- expenses that could really add up. these kind
by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range of plans to choose from, too. and they all travel with you. anywhere in the country. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. call today. remember, medicare supplement insurance helps cover some of what medicare doesn't pay -- expenses that could really add up. these kinds of plans could sa
getting timely, mental health care should have another option -- access to the thousands of healthcare providers that care for military families. the proposal borrows from the playbook of republican mitt romney who raised the idea during the presidential campaign. congressman miller said the proposal would double overnight the number of psychiatrists available to veterans who need mental health treatment. senate majority leader harry reid said he anticipates a full senate vote on the confirmation of john kerry to be the next secretary of state. the foreign relations committee is set to confirm the nomination and send it on to the full senate. large senate coverage to get that 10:00 a.m. eastern time on c-span -- coverage begins at 10:00 a.m. eastern time on c- span2. >> one cannot count the times that american say we are the best country in the world. what a marvelously stupid thing to say. of all the countries in the world, everybody think they are pretty good. why do we have to believe we are the best? what does that mean why do we have -- mean, and why do we have to assert it all of
in 1965, the typical american lived to about 70. today they live until about 78. health-care costs were roughly one-third as a measure of gdp as they are now. >> i am so glad we have so much bipartisan agreement. we can take steps to lower health-care costs. it is true, medicare is a growing part of the federal budget. it is also part -- also true that if we had the same -- it will take $500 billion over the next several decades. it endorsed the amount of money -- dwarfs the amount of money. i believe in raising the retirement age because we believe you should retire when you are older. we also believe people are entitled to health care. when you raise medicare, you are actually increasing the cost on business. >> let's just ask the audience, for the sake of argument, let's see where people come in on this medicare issue. some suggest this as one way to go, as a realistic response to the changing demographics, living longer. the question up on your screen, how likely would be to support a big deal at that would include raising the eligibility for medicare? while they are voting -- >> yo
to be a problem. host: one of our callers earlier talked about the federal health-care law and how realistic is dealing with it -- how real estate is dealing with it. can you still hear me? we can still hear you, can you hear us? i think we are having some phone issues. we will see if we can straighten that out. in the meantime we will go to a few more calls. let us go to holbrook, massachusetts on the democrats' line. caller: and i am greatly pleased with the job the governor is doing. the only thing that comes to mind is the vacant senate seat. patrick should nominate martha kolbe who is currently a -- currently an attorney general in that state. host: we will go to diane. would you think is going on in south dakota? caller: there is a lot going on here. i have lived here since 1979. the economy here has changed since then. we are in a mild recession. one thing going on here in hot springs where i live is, and they are planning to close our va hospital here. that is a big issue for not only south dakota but wyoming, nebraska, north dakota. people come from all over montana to go to our va.
by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. call today. remember, medicare supplement insurance helps cover some of what medicare doesn't pay -- expenses that could really add up. these kinds of plans could save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs... you'll be able choose any doctor who accepts medicare patients. and you never need referrals. so don't wait. with all the good years ahead, look for the experience and commitment to go the distance with you. call now to request your free decision guide. this easy-to-understand guide will answer some of your questions, and help you find the aarp medicare supplement plan that's right for you. have given way to sleeping. tossing and turning where sleepless nights yield to restful sleep. and lunesta®(eszopiclone) can help you get there. like it has for so many people before. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activitie
and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free decision guide. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral. see why millions of people have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. don't wait. call now. >>> hi, everyone. oi'm tamron hall. following breaking news. in about 30 minutes a bipartisan group of senators will lay out a framework for what could lead to comprehensive immigration reform by the end of this year. chuck schumer, john mccain, dick durbin, marco rubio and bob menendez will discuss the plan. we'll bring it to you live. our first read team notes this is the first time senator mccain signed on to a priority of president obama. he takes the vision on the road to las
healthcare law. steven moore is a senior economic writer for the "wall street journal" to explain that. steven, good morning to you. >> hi, bill, good morning. bill: how would this work. >> the big issue with respect to legalizing these 8, 10, 12 million people who are here illegally is will they become eligible for all these government benefits this. is a big concern. i'm as proimmigration as anyone, i think immigration is one of our great sassett as a country. i have a concern offering food stamps, health benefits, welfare benefits to immigrants who come here we. want immigrants who want to come here and work and be productive citizens. we don't want our welfare system to become a nag net. this will be a big issue in that bill that you were just discussing with brit hume. bill: i'm reading from the hill.com. assuming a final deal paves the way for undocumented immigrants to receive papers, assuming, do we know that to be the case? >> well the bill is still being written. we don't know exactly what kind of benefits these immigrants will be eligible for. these are people who are alread
- quality healthcare. i will work with those interests in mind just as you do every day and administration. i accept this temporary post confident in the knowledge and perspective i have acquired working closely with you and the lieutenant governor. you the commonwealth should be assured that i will go to that nation capital ever mindful of what is important to the people of massachusetts. also, congratulations on john kerry to his confirmation and they can for his years of commitment and service to the people of massachusetts. -- thank him for his years of commitment and service to the people of massachusetts. i aim to continue that work in the next coming months. because the work is closely aligned with the work governor patrick has been focused on, i worked at the highest level of the administration. as chief legal counsel and chief of staff. in those roles, i have been privileged every day to hear from individuals, advocacy groups so i can better understand and act upon the opportunities and challenges facing our state. i'm confident in my ability to make a positive impact while in the
the experience and commitment to go along with you. aarp medicare supplement insurance plans, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. keep dreaming. keep doing. go long. ♪ >>> the music, super bowl week in the big easy. both teams are now in new orleans after the baltimore ravens arrived yesterday afternoon. and this is jackson square which has been transformed into cbs super bowl park. can't wait to get there. we're two days away from kicking off our live coverage in the crescent city. i'm a super bowl virgin. i've never been to one before. i'm excited to go. >> super bowl virj assassin. >> yes. >> i am -- virj gin. >> yes. >> i am, too. >>> mo rocca took one for the team and headed down early. what's going on? what have you got in front of you? >> it's exciting. i'm observing super bowl tuesday here with coffee. it's blended with chickory and beignets. and a local -- beignets, like a doughnut. a french pastry. when you eat it, you're not supposed to inhale because it's like a sandstorm if you do that. it is -- there's a lot on top here. but it's delicious. this is a typical super bowl tuesday
is this is the future, the face of healthcare in this country. these acos are a key cornerstone of obama care, health reform. the government just launched 106 new acos, operate in 40 states. the name of the game is the boomers are going to be treated in their homes. manage your illness at home. physicians assistants or nurses will be helping you because there's a looming doctor shortage. medicare is now set to surpass defense spending in this country. it is going to be the second biggest line item in the budget for the federal government. that's the name of the game for obama care. stuart: charles? charles: listen, i thought they picked a perfect song though; right? ♪ looking for love in all the wrong places ♪ stuart: you know, it is a pretty powerful parody. once you get to grips with what they are saying. charles: president obama does acknowledge medicare problems, even though we don't have a spending problem. this goes beyond a fiscal thing. i mean, this is real -- liz: that's right charles. the doctors are telling me it is totally opposite of what the president said he wanted, more care under
,000 a year because of smoking-related deaths. where do these costs come from in healthcare? >> somebody has to pay them obviously. we know this equation that they create more healthcare costs for the system. but as you point out, tucker, this could be considered preexisting condition. it's addictive. if you are addicted to cigarettes and you are a smoker and you have some of these health conditions. you have preexisting conditions. if you are overweight from all -- all of these are personal responsibilities. if you are overweight from overeating not a preexisting condition. >> insurance companies ought to be able to decide what they charge people. of course people voluntarily taking big health risks ought to pay more. there is no reason why people who don't watch their weight. only smokers are being single out. why is that? not because they're the most expensive. smokers save the system money because they die earlier. they take less out in social security. this is not one crackpot's opinion. that's a fact. smokers are unpopular, unpopular people wind up being penalized disproportionately. o
rare. >> at the civic center, it is believed to be the biggest event on the west coast. >>> healthcare law requires insurance plans to cover the cost of conception. dozens of lawsuits have been filed by charities and schools who say the ban violates their religious beliefs. it seems likely the supreme court will eventually take up the issue. >>> fda is taking uptighter restrictions on pain killers including vie den. they want -- vicodin. they want it to be considered a level 2 drug. the fda has not said if they will act on the recommendation but hydroco doesn't is the most -- hydrocodone is the most prescribed painkiller in the u.s. >>> flights from tokyo to seattle and seoul are also canceled. the cancellations are a expected to -- are expected to affect 32,000 passengers nationwide. it has been ground following a series of battery fires and investigators have not determined what is causing those fires. >>> according to the court, they have filed bankruptcy and she claimed 1100 in assets and 792000 in liability and most of the debt comes from attorney fees and court costs. one comes f
, they would not be accessing obamacare, they would not get healthcare, they would not get federal government subsidies during that time as they are applying for their citizenship. so, these are things that are all going to be ironed out on capitol hill. the question is, how much opposition will there be, considering that republicans look at the political landscape that has changed? i mean mitt romney lost to 27% of the latino vote in november. that is a big demographic shift towards the democrats and republicans are looking at tha. jon: i also remembered when ronald reagan signed the immigration act of 1986 that was supposed to end the illegal immigration problem once and for all and here we are with 11 or so million illegal aliens back in this country. is there the feeling that this could fix it once and for all? >> reporter: i think there are skeptics on both sides of the aisle. i do think that the focus on security along the border is being first, and that was tried in 2007, you'll remember by president george w. bush and senator mccain, frankly, and that focus first is really what this p
insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral to see a specialist. so don't wait. call now and request this free decision guide to help you better understand medicare... and which aarp medicare supplement plan might be best for you. there's a wide range to choose from. we love to travel -- and there's so much more to see. so we found a plan that can travel with us. anywhere in the country. [ male announcer ] join the millions of people who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations. remember, all medicare supplement
're going to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. [♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation, on your radio, and on current tv this is the "bill press show." >> bill: president obama with a 60% approval rating now. highest of his entire four years and one month as president. what do you think? he is doing something right. american people finally realizing it. hello, hello, everybody, great to see you today and welcome to the "full court press" here on current tv. on your local progressive talk radio station coming to you live all across this great land of ours, and bringing you up to date on the news of the day whether it is happening here in our nation's capitol, around the globe or around this country. we'll look for your comments on @bpshow. and don't forget the chat room.
by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral to see a specialist. so don't wait. call now and request this free decision guide to help you better understand medicare... and which aarp medicare supplement plan might be best for you. there's a wide range to choose from. we love to travel -- and there's so much more to see. so we found a plan that can travel with us. anywhere in the country. [ male announcer ] join the millions of people who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations. remember, all medicare supplement insurance plans help co
to keep pregnancy going. that is an individual responsibility. furthermore, the problem with healthcare -- they are telling me, your insurance does not have to pay that, but if somebody wants a different insurance policy, then the insurer has to pay for that. what is the difference? there is no difference. thank you. host: our next call, rafah in michigan. you're on the "washington journal." caller: i was wondering why it was that seized and played the clip on the right-to-life movement last week, but they called it the anti-abortion movement. the question i really have is if koreshan is a natural -- abortion is natural and acceptable, why is it never shown on tv? they have so many operations that they have. if it is so natural and people find it acceptable, why do not ever see it on tv? is there a problem with it? how old does a child have to be before it can be killed? do we do it like a duke in netherlands, up to two years old? host: we will leave it right there. we want to show you some of the white house briefing on friday where press secretary jay carney talked to the media about
, healthcare and limiting the government spending. >>> hillary clinton has been called first lady, senator and secretary of state. what about noble peace prize winner. a petition popped up on-line urging the noble committee to recognize hillary and her husband bill for their humanitarian work around the globe. meanwhile democrats posted their own on-line tribute to her. on the web site they posted their own petition to thank clinton as she is stepping down as secretary of state. those are your headlines. >> thank you so much, ainsley. a supermarket you know well in the south. the fresh market. ainsley was enlightening us about. it's beautiful. flowers, fresh gourmet coffee. an experience to go shopping there. >> a little pricey. >> they would be having a sale for milk. 2.99 sale for a gallon of milk. you go in pick up other items you will save a little money on milk. not so fast. state regulators are put the smack down on your cheap milk if you live in the south. >> kind of amazing. the rationale of course is that milk is a commodity it is supported by u.s. taxpayers. we guarantee them a b
are much greater than we originally thought and we will reverberate through the health-care system is four years to come. finally, i would like to tell the committee about a program called mental health first-aid. it we believe in educating communities about mental health. you may know mental health disorders often began manifesting as early as 14 years of age. according to the american psychiatric organization, the first obvious signs occur between 18-24. on average, it takes eight years of the treatment. from the time treatment begins, the cost of medicare -- mental health care services are higher and effectiveness is reduced. that is why we are excited about mental health first aid, early intervention and early detection and implemented run the enough to help millions of our citizens in psychiatric distress. this to be similar to first-aid training by the red cross. this is key to the public health approach. mental health first-aid training has been offered to police officers and other first responders from rhode island, denver, dormitory staff in colleges across the country and local y
is the most efficient deliver of medicare in the health-care system. if we get this right, 40% of the savings will come back to the federal budget, but the rest will go to kaiser, blue cross, united. businesses and families all across the country. we of a real fight in our hands to steer this in the right direction. i hope are hearing helps to help us make the right choice. >> the broader hearing was the health care physicians and the united states. we'll show you that tonight. in about 40 minutes, on the floor of the u.s. senate, look for the senate vote on senator john kerry to be the next secretary of state. we expect that at 4:15 eastern. earlier today, a discussion on fact vs. fiction and what israel about the latest film of "zero dark thirty." among those participating, general michael hayden. >> good morning. welcome to aei and this morning's panel, separating fact from fiction. i am a fellow at the american enterprise institute and member of the task force on detention and interrogation policy. kathryn piccolos recent film depicting the operation that killed osama bin laden sparked co
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